I lost create new folder ability, windows explorer in Windows 7 now only allows creation of "New briefcase" folder instead. How to revert to good old file folder create capability?

I lost create new folder ability, windows explorer.  Windows 7 now only allows creation of "New briefcase" folder instead.  I am not sure of any MS upgrade that caused this change. I would like to Pros and Cons of "Briefcase" folders and also

How to revert or use to good old file folder create capability?

 

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Briefcase should be one of the options. You just lost the Folder option and it is happening quite a bit lately.

 

How to Remove and Restore the Default "New" Context Menu Items in Windows 7 and Windows 8
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/28677-new-context-menu-remove-restore-default-menu-items.html


If still no joy, see the "Answer" by Linda Yan in this thread.
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/w7itprogeneral/thread/97de8a2a-12f2-4381-a409-a78f4ae551cf/#99395761-56de-4a76-8c2a-eab498ad735a


Tip: When you save the text to Notepad, the default file format is .txt. Change it to All Files.

 


 

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